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Is it possible to embed anything other than hyperlinks and pictures in a Sharepoint Wiki? I was trying to insert a client-side .swf flash video, but I am having some trouble, since it seems that <object> tags are being removed. If I can't embed .swf files, are there video file types I can embed (such as Windows media types) in a wiki?

I believe we are using an older Sharepoint interface (Windows SharePoint Services 3.0), so I'm not sure how much of this applies in Sharepoint 2007 or other Sharepoint versions.

  • WSS 3.0 and SharePoint 2007 is the same project. SharePoint 2007 contains the enterprise features. WSS 3.0 is the core for both. – BinaryMisfit Jul 14 '09 at 9:34
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Sharepoint strips those tags by default. You might want to check out this project: http://www.codeplex.com/erte to see if it works.

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  • This works EXCELLENTLY. Exactly what I needed. Took me a while to get access to modify the _catalogs/masterpage for the site, but boy, is it a lifesaver. – Nick Klauer Jul 15 '09 at 22:41
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You can also use Telerik RadControls, however the particular functionality for embedding Flash is not freely available.

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This annoyed us too. Guess what - it's in Sharepoint 2010. Good old Microsoft. Always holding back features so the next upgrade is compelling.

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  • Are there any places you know that have links to doing this? I'm trying out Sharepoint 2010, and I don't see much of a change in the way wikis are structured to know if this is true. – Nick Klauer May 29 '10 at 3:19
  • To be honest, I only head that this was going to be in Sharepoint 2010 at a Microsoft event - I haven't seen it for myself. – dunxd Jun 8 '10 at 10:27

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